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May 12th

Today is a business day! Our schedule features two company visits: EBW and Baosteel. The bus ride, which is now part of our daily routine, takes us first to Highkelly Industries. Highkelly is part of the EBW group, founded by … Continue reading

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May 11th: Big Hair Day in Shanghai

Today consisted of touring around the heart of Shanghai. Through the shrouded mist (rain) we were able to explore the Pudong Financial district, the Bund, Nanjing road (shopping district) and the Xintiandi (the entertainment district). The morning started not that … Continue reading

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May 10th

Just as the sky started to brighten, we had to rise and prepare to depart from the Sofitel in Xi An. Fortunately, the hotel had collected all the bags we need to have checked and delivered them ahead of us … Continue reading

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May 9th: A visit to the Emperor Quin Shi Huang’s Mausoleum Site Museum and Xian city wall.

By: Jyotsna, Kulwinder, and Simarpal The customary roll call before the start of the tour bus reveals a person missing. Could that be the result of a hundred RMB bottle service the previous night? With the rest of the crowd … Continue reading

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May 8th

May 8th began with a 5:00 wake up call so that the group would be packed and ready to leave at 6:15 for our flight to Xi’an. A good portion of the group had gone back to the 80th floor … Continue reading

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May 7th

Nihao! Today’s blog is brought to you by Dean Little, Breanna MacEachern, and Hunter Dunn. Hunter is a recent Mining Engineering graduate from the University of Alberta, enjoys quality cigars and looks devastating in a striped three-piece. Breanna was born … Continue reading

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May 6th

By: Jennifer, Chantelle, and Colin We had a full day in Beijing today. The day started, as usual, with an excellent breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast we jumped on the bus to head to our first tour of the … Continue reading

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